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Preface signed: Tho. Pennant

Vols. 1-2 are dated 1768, v. 3 1769, and v. 4 1770

Pagination: v. 1: xxiv, 232 p.; v. 2: p. 233-522, ix, [1] p.; v. 3: xii, 358 p.; v. 4: iv, 96 p.

Subtitle varies. Vols. III and IV have variant publisher statements. Vol. III: Chester, printed by Eliz. Adams, for Benjamin White, London. Vol. IV: London, printed: and sold by B. White

Publisher's advertisement: p. [x], at end of v. 2

Errata: p. [x], at end of v. 2

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

Vol. 1 Class I, Quadrupeds. II. Birds -- v. 2 Class II. Genus XVIII, & c., Birds : with an appendix , an essay on birds of passage and an index -- v. 3. Class III. Reptiles. IV. Fish -- [v. 4. no distinctive title] : illustrated by plates and brief explanations

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SCNHRB copy (v. 1: 39088013488366; v. 2: 39088013488408; v. 3: 39088013488440) imperfect: lacking v. 4

SCNHRB copy inscribed in ink on original front free endpapers: Wm. Cornwallis, Wittersham

SCNHRB copy inscribed in ink on original front free endpapers: L. Stejneger 1878. Stamped on leaf following t.p. of each v.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum Stejneger Collection

SCNHRB copy in recent quarter binding of faux vellum and green paste-paper boards, title in gilt within black leather spine label; uncut


Volume v. 2
Publisher London : Printed for Benjamin White ...
Pages 328
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088013488408
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. various plates: text lost in gutter. Pages 281-298 are missing.

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